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Equity, Affordable Housing Groups Across California Endorse SB 50 – the More HOMES Act

“California needs SB 50” – Habitat for Humanity Organizations Embrace Strong Affordable Housing Provisions, Tenant Protections Sacramento, CA – Today… Read More

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The Latest Quick Fix for the Housing Crisis? GRANNY FLATS

The rise in ADU permit applications since these changes points to pent-up demand. More than 10,000 permits have been filed in Los Angeles since 2017,… Read More

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California housing: New laws aim to make it easier to build

California YIMBY, a group that advocates for more housing construction, celebrated the “de facto elimination of single-family zoning throughout the state.” “We now have… Read More

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Is Bernie Sanders a NIMBY?

Brian Hanlon, president of California YIMBY, was surprised when Sanders made his 2016 endorsements. “My first reaction was, does Bernie understand the local politics here?”… Read More

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California Must Improve Transportation to Meet Climate Goals

“Two factors trigger all this (pollution), and they feed on each other,” said Matthew Lewis, an environmental consultant and spokesman for the pro-housing group California… Read More

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Did California Just Abolish Single-Family Zoning?

“The big news is that we have effectively ended single-family zoning in California,” says Matthew Lewis, director of communications for California YIMBY, an advocacy group… Read More

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California YIMBY Announces Re-Launch of SB 50 – the More HOMES Act

“Local Flexibility” Amendments Offer Additional Protections Against Displacement, Give Cities Options for Local Planning Cities that Meet… Read More

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The HomeWork – December 12, 2019

Welcome to the December 12, 2019 edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY. In each edition, we aim to support grassroots YIMBYs… Read More

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Housing is Opportunity (Part 1)

As opportunity grows in across the metropolitan United States, tight housing supply has concentrated economic opportunity in more highly desirable neighborhoods. At first… Read More

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Meet Eric, a Military Service Member & Central Valley Super Commuter from Sacramento

“When you combine my commute and the hours I work, I spend 16 hours of each day earning a paycheck. I dream of… Read More

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“I Was All Alone”— Barbara K. from LA shares her story

“I moved from Panama to the United States about 15 years ago alone without any family members or support network.  After meeting… Read More

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